Student Probability Seminar

Dynamics of Mean-Field Spin Glasses II

Speaker: Reza Gheissari

Location: Warren Weaver Hall 805

Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018, 11 a.m.


We continue last weeks discussion, focusing on the question of timescales for convergence to equilibrium for the Langevin dynamics of the spherical $p$-spin glass. We sketch a proof of order one convergence time, and a log-Sobolev inequality at high temperatures, and discuss the expected dynamical phase transition and its relation to the static transition and the complexity of the energy landscape.